Scotland eye test status with strong T20 World Cup show

Scotland are brimming with confidence ahead of their Super 12 clash against Afghanistan and the side want to use the T20 World Cup as a platform to push their case to become cricket's next full member, batsman Calum MacLeod said on Sunday.

2021-10-25 12:11:00 AM

Scotland are brimming with confidence ahead of their Super 12 clash against Afghanistan and the side want to use the T20 World Cup as a platform to push their case to become cricket's next full member, batsman Calum MacLeod said on Sunday.

Scotland are brimming with confidence ahead of their Super 12 clash against Afghanistan and the side want to use the T20 World Cup as a platform to push their case to become cricket's next full member, batsman Calum MacLeod said on Sunday.

The International Cricket Council has 12 full members, with Ireland and Afghanistan the last teams to be promoted in 2017.Progressing to the Super 12 stage will allow Scotland, who famously defeated England in a 50-over international three years back, opportunities to rub shoulders with the game's elite.

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"I think it's hugely significant, not just for the team but for the organisation and some of the aspirations that Cricket Scotland have," MacLeod, 32, told reporters."We want to be the leading associate, and we want to push our case to be the next full member.

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